Back home all is change. Martin Forrest is BBC Television's Head of Rationalisation. Known - unaffectionately - as Head Rat, his victims are many and his record for undermining and dumbing down the BBC's entire output is appalling and unsurpassed. Wrinklies are out, yoof is in. News readers are young and pretty - the elephant men are now to be seen only on ITV.
Head Rat must go - but who will set the trap?
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About the Author
In the 1960s he presented Late Night Line Up on BBC2 in company with Joan Bakewell, Sheridan Morley and Mike Dean. He was also anchorman and film critic for the original Film Night on BBC2.
Tony has written for EastEnders, Please Sir! and The Fenn Street Gang.
He created and wrote The World of Melanie Parker for ITV and received a Writers Guild Award for Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead (BBC Radio) starring Ronnie Barker.
As an actor he starred in The Tony Bilbow Theatre, part of Eric Idle's Rutland Weekend Television series; and in Eddie Monsoon, an episode in the Comic Strip series.
More recently Tony has co-written, with Mike Fentiman, five stage plays for the Incognito Theatre Group.
Tony lives in London.